Is Diet Coke Today’s Cigarette?


Good information!! Take a look … Diet Coke!! Pervasive and potentially damaging!

Cindy Killip

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There was a time when people thought cigarette smoking was good for your health. In fact, it was believed to have medicinal properties. After a correlation was discovered between smoking and cancer in 1930, many people still held to the belief that smoking was harmless. Even the American Cancer Society spread this message. In 1944 they warned that there may be ill-effects of smoking but “no definite evidence exists” between smoking and lung cancer. During this time, my grandma was in her prime and like the rest of her peers, she smoked. She did quit smoking in her 40s, but the damage had already been done, and by age 60 she was pulling an oxygen tank around with her to help her breathe. She had developed emphysema from smoking. She eventually died from cancer.

For those of us who grew up in the 1970s and 80s, artificial sweeteners were the…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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